Procrastinate much? Here are the 2014 holiday shipping deadlines

By on December 12, 2014

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If you are still working on your holiday shopping or plan on knocking out everything a week before Christmas, we have compiled your go-to list of 50 shipping deadlines from major retailers as well as the top three shipping companies. (We will continue to update this list over the next week.)

Just an additional tip, over 1,000 retailers are participating in Free Shipping Day on Thursday, December 18th. Shipments will be guaranteed to arrive by Christmas Eve. You can see the full list here. Also, be aware that many retailers will launch free one or two day shipping promotions as we get closer to Christmas.

Retailer shipping deadlines from A to Z

6pm:

  • Standard Shipping: Wednesday, Dec. 17.
  • Expedited Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.

Abercrombie & Fitch:

  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19 by 11 a.m. EST.
  • Next Day Air Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 12 p.m. EST.

Amazon:

  • Free Shipping (Non-Prime): Tuesday, Dec. 16.
  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • One-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23.
  • Local Express Delivery: Wednesday, Dec. 24.

Apple:

  • Free 2-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Next-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 5 p.m. EST.

Banana Republic:

  • Standard (Free on $50+ orders): Saturday, Dec. 20 by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 3 p.m. EST.
  • One-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 3 p.m. EST.

Barnes & Noble:

(for non-members)
  • Standard Shipping: Saturday, Dec. 13.
  • Express Shipping: Tuesday, Dec 16.
  • Expedited Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19.

Bed Bath & Beyond:

  • Standard Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 16.
  • Expedited Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19.
  • Express Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.

Best Buy:

  • Large-Home Delivery: Wednesday, Dec. 17 by 10:59 a.m. CST.
  • Standard (Movies & Music): Friday, Dec. 20 by 10:30 a.m. CST.
  • Expedited: Monday, Dec. 22 by 10:30 a.m. CST.
  • Express: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 10:30 a.m. CST.
  • Buy Online In-Store Pickup: Wednesday, Dec. 24 by 4 p.m. (local time)

Bloomingdales:

  • Standard Delivery: Monday, Dec. 22 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Premium Delivery: Monday, Dec. 22 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Express Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 12 p.m. EST.
  • Buy Online In-Store Pickup: Wednesday, Dec. 24 by 12 p.m. EST.

Dell:

  • Televisions larger than 40″: Sunday, Dec. 14 by 11:59 p.m. CST.
  • Standard Shipping: Wednesday, Dec. 17 by 11:59 p.m. CST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Sunday, Dec 21 by 11:59 p.m. CST.
  • Next-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 10 a.m. CST.

Dick’s Sporting Goods:

  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19 by 11:59 p.m. PST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Saturday, Dec. 20 by 11:59 p.m. PST.
  • Next-Day Shipping: Sunday, Dec 21 by 11:59 p.m. PST.

eBay:

  • Depends on Seller: Refer to holiday shipping deadlines for USPS, UPS and Fedex.

Eddie Bauer:

  • Standard Delivery: Sunday, Dec. 21 by 11:59 p.m. PST.
  • Express Plus Delivery: Monday, Dec. 22 by 11:59 p.m. PST.

Foot Locker:

  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19 by 8 p.m. CST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 10 a.m. CST.
  • Next-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 10 a.m. CST.

GameStop:

  • Value (Free Shipping): Thursday, Dec. 11.
  • Standard (Ground Shipping): Friday, Dec. 19.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • One-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23.

Gap:

  • Standard (Free on $50+ orders): Saturday, Dec. 20 by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 3 p.m. EST.
  • One-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 3 p.m. EST.

Hollister:

  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19 by 11 a.m. EST.
  • Next-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 12 p.m. EST.

Home Depot:

  • Standard Shipping (Free on $45+ orders): Tuesday, Dec. 16.
  • Expedited Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19.
  • Express Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.

HP Store:

  • Standard Shipping (custom items): Sunday, December 14.
  • Two-Day Shipping (custom items): Thursday, Dec. 18.
  • Standard Shipping (ready-to-ship items): Wednesday, Dec. 17.
  • Two-Day Shipping (ready-to-ship items): Monday, Dec. 22.

JCPenney:

  • Standard Delivery: Saturday, Dec. 20.
  • Express Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 2 p.m. CST.
  • Ship to Store: Wednesday, Dec. 17.

KMart:

  • All Shipping (Free on $59+): Monday, Dec. 22 by 4 p.m. CST.
  • Buy Online In-Store Pickup: Wednesday, Dec. 24 by 3 p.m. (local time).

L.L. Bean:

  • Free Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 12 p.m. EST.
  • Express Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 12 p.m. EST.

Lowe’s

  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19 by 12:00 p.m. EST
  • Buy Online In-Store Pickup: Wednesday, Dec. 24 by 6 p.m. (local time)

Macy’s:

  • Standard Shipping (Free on $99+ orders): Monday, Dec. 22 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Premium Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Express Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 12 p.m. EST.
  • Buy Online In-Store Pickup: Wednesday, Dec. 24 by 12 p.m. (local time)

Microsoft Store:

  • Standard Shipping: Thursday, Dec 18.
  • Expedited Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • Express Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23.

Newegg:

  • Super Eggsaver shipping: Friday, Dec. 12.
  • Large item delivery: Wednesday, Dec. 17.
  • Three-day shipping: Friday, Dec. 19.
  • Two-day shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • Next-day shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23.
  • Pickup at will call centers: Wednesday, Dec. 24. (Order must be placed at 8 a.m.)

Nike:

  • Standard Shipping (free): Friday, Dec. 19 by 5 p.m. EST.

Nordstrom:

  • Standard Delivery: Friday, Dec. 19 by 3 p.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Delivery: Monday, Dec. 22 by 3 p.m. EST.
  • Next-Day Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 3 p.m. EST.

Old Navy:

  • Standard (Free on $50+ orders): Saturday, Dec. 20 by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 3 p.m. EST.
  • One-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 3 p.m. EST.

Overstock.com:

  • Standard Shipping: Thursday, Dec 18 by 11:59 a.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 11:59 a.m. EST.
  • Overnight Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 11:59 a.m. EST.

QVC.com:

  • Standard Delivery: Saturday, Dec. 20 by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Express Delivery: Monday, Dec. 22 by 11:59 a.m. EST.
  • Premium Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 11:59 a.m. EST.

Sam’s Club:

  • Freight Shipping: Sunday, December 14.
  • Standard Shipping: Thursday, Dec 18.
  • Premium Shipping: Saturday, Dec. 20.
  • Express Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.

Sears:

  • All Shipping (Free on $59+ orders): Monday, Dec. 22 by 4 p.m. CST
  • Buy Online In-Store Pickup: Wednesday, Dec. 24 by 3 p.m. (local time)

Sephora:

  • Standard Shipping (Free on $50+ orders): Thursday, Dec 18 by 12 p.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19 by 12 p.m. EST.

Sharper Image:

  • Ground Delivery: Wednesday, Dec. 17 by 12 p.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Delivery: Monday, Dec. 22 by 12 p.m. EST.
  • Next-Day Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 12 p.m. EST.

Sony Store:

  • Televisions 50″ and up: Monday, Dec. 15.
  • Standard Shipping: Wednesday, Dec. 17.
  • Express Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19.
  • Rush Shipping: Sunday, Dec. 21.

The Sports Authority:

  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19 by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Saturday, Dec. 20 by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Overnight Shipping: Sunday, Dec. 21 by 11:59 p.m. EST.

Target:

  • Seasonal Shipping: Saturday, Dec 20.
  • Premium Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 1:30pm CST.
  • Express Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 1:30pm CST.

ThinkGeek:

  • Standard shipping: Friday, Dec. 19.
  • Expedited shipping: Sunday, Dec. 21.
  • Express shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.

TigerDirect:

  • Ground Shipping: Thursday, Dec 18 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Second Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  • Next Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 5 p.m. EST.

Toys R Us:

  • Economy / Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19 by 3 p.m. EST.
  • Expedited Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 3 p.m. EST.
  • Express Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 12 p.m. EST.
  • Buy Online In-Store Pickup: Wednesday, Dec. 24 by 4 p.m. EST.

True Value:

  • Ship-to-Store: Tuesday, Dec. 16.
  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 12
  • Expedited Shipping: Wednesday, Dec. 17.
  • Express Shipping: Thursday, Dec 18.

Urban Outfitters:

  • Standard Shipping: Thursday, Dec 18.
  • Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • Next-Day Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23.

Victoria Secret:

  • Standard Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 16 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Three-Day Delivery: Friday, Dec. 19 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Two-Day Delivery: Monday, Dec. 22 by 5 p.m. EST.
  • Next-Day Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 5 p.m. EST.

Walmart:

  • Value Shipping: Wednesday, Dec. 17.
  • Standard Shipping: Friday, Dec. 19.
  • Expedited Shipping: Sunday Dec. 21.
  • Rush Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • Buy Online In-Store Pickup: Tuesday, Dec. 23.

Williams-Sonoma:

  • Monogrammed Delivery: Sunday, Dec. 21 by 2 p.m. EST.
  • Standard Delivery: Monday, Dec. 22 by 12 p.m. EST.
  • Next-Day Delivery: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 9 p.m. EST.

Zappos.com

  • Free Two-Day Shipping: Monday, Dec. 22 by 1 p.m. EST.
  • Overnight Shipping: Tuesday, Dec. 23 by 4 p.m. PST.

 

Gift Shipping Deadlines

United States Postal Service:

  • Standard Post: Monday, Dec. 15.
  • First class mail: Saturday, Dec. 20.
  • Priority mail: Saturday, Dec. 20.
  • Priority Mail Express: Tuesday, Dec. 23.

FedEx:

  • SmartPost delivery: Friday, Dec. 12.
  • FedEx Home Delivery or FedEx Ground: Wednesday, Dec 17.
  • FedEx Express Saver: Saturday, Dec. 20.
  • FedEx 2Day and FedEx 2Day AM.: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight or FedEx First Overnight: Tuesday, Dec. 23.
  • FedEx Same Day: Thursday, Dec. 25.

UPS:

  • Normal pickup and delivery service: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • UPS Worldwide Express, UPS Worldwide Express Freight, UPS 2nd Day Air: Monday, Dec. 22.
  • UPS Next Day Air: Tuesday, Dec. 23.
  • UPS Express Critical service for urgent packages: Wednesday, Dec. 24..

About Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!

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